Want to really understand state IT? NASTD has the data you want

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The National Association of State Technology directors will release its first set of data later this year following a new state IT research initiative.

Amid recovery, U.S. Virgin Islands looks to cloud and consolidation

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Almost two years after Hurricanes Maria and Irma crippled the island territory, its CIO Angelo Riddick says reliability is key.

Arkansas transformation officer to lead state's new consolidated technology department

by • 2 years ago

Amy Fecher will lead a new department that includes the state IT agency, GIS mapping, personnel management and the budget, as part of a statewide reorganization pushed by Gov. Asa Hutchinson.

Consolidation leads to improved identity tools in Louisiana

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Dickie Howze, Louisiana's CIO, says the state's 2014 consolidation initiative is leading the state's executive branch to single-sign-on.

Know your environments before consolidation, say state IT chiefs

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On Season 4, Episode 1 of Priorities, top tech officials from Kansas and Arkansas share challenges and goals of centralizing and outsourcing IT functions.

Arkansas' CTO 'excited' about AI potential

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The state already has a chatbot, but Arkansas CTO Yessica Jones says she wants to expand it and consider additional chatbots going forward.

On cybersecurity, North Dakota wants to 'change the conversation completely'

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In a highly-connected rural state, North Dakota's top IT officials are trying to usher in policies that could change how state government thinks about security.

Alaska's first statewide CIO, tasked with IT consolidation, resigns

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Bill Vajda, the first Alaskan technology official granted the governor's authority to lead an IT consolidation, has departed state government after less than 18 months in the role.

At different stages in consolidation, states look to a more efficient future

by • 3 years ago

On the latest episode of StateScoop’s Priorities podcast, the CIOs from Mississippi and Nebraska talk about their efforts on consolidation and why the idea has been a state technology priority for so long.